The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 64 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.38% - 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £85,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Test Leader
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
525 590 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.81% 97.04% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 475 466 725
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Dorset region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Dorset

Test Leader
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 2 £85,000 -
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) IBM
1 12 (85.71%) Middleware
1 12 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 12 (85.71%) Data Management
1 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 12 (85.71%) Functional Testing
1 12 (85.71%) Virtual Team
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) HP
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (50.00%) webMethods
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) Temenos T24
3 7 (50.00%) System Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Test Management

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Virtual Team
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 12 (85.71%) Data Management
1 12 (85.71%) Functional Testing
1 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) System Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Test Management
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 9 (64.29%) HP
3 7 (50.00%) Green Hat
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) webMethods